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Hi all, Modafinil is great for combatting sleepiness and a few other adderal withdrawal symptoms. Modafinil is a drug made for sleepiness disorders like narcolepsy, or for night shift workers like EMTs to stay alert. You need a prescription for it. If you already have an addy script, then you won't have a hard time asking your doctor for modafinil, as it's approved for adhd, fatigue etc. all the same symptoms that addy is prescribed for. You can also buy it fairly cheaply (25 cents /pill or so + $25 shipping) from India. It's illegal, but it's only a Class IV drug, so law enforcement won't care in the U.S., very very very low risk of any trouble. I used to take modafinil along with adderall for an extra boost, especially during nighttime work binges, it was much better at keeping you awake than adderall and caffeine. It's not the same as an amphetamine, but certainly has a CNS stimulating effect, without the flood of dopamine like adderall (however, I suspect there is a mild dopamine reuptake inhibition, because motivation and focus for work increases VERY slightly with it, nothing close to even a low dose of adderall). It's been great for staving off the sleepiness of adderall withdrawal, one of the worst parts of the immediate withdrawal. It also won't get you high, and is very very difficult to abuse. Taking too much will just create uncomfortable vasoconstriction, and maybe chest pain, but no euphoria, and the wakefulness effects don't really increase more than the reccomended dosage anyways. It takes about 4 hours to fully kick in, and lasts for a while. If you take it in the morning, you won't be able to sleep deeply until 8 or so. So make sure to take it early. Highly recommended for taking the edge off, and not letting adderall withdrawal affect (as much) your ability to do great things in the world like you used to. Note: too much caffeine/nicotine in combination may produce uncomfortable vaso-constriction, good thing to be mindful of. Especially since it takes 4 hours to "peak" (doesn't really peak, come up and come down is very gradual), it can be easy to load up on energy drinks and whatnot thinking it's not working enough, and then be stuck in a sweaty tweak later on.
I'm working on cutting my last 50mg adderall/ritalin dose down and it's been proving incredibly difficult. I was taking 3x50mg combined doses per day but am down to just 1 in the morning...it's almost impossible for me to get out of bed without it! So, to help, I ordered some 300mg adrafinil capsules online last week (at the suggestion of user nouedis) after doing a lot of research on it and they got here today. If I like it and am interested in pursuing it more I'll ask my psychiatrist for some real prescription modafinil when I go in in a couple weeks but I wanted to try it NOW It seems the average dose range people find effective is 100-300mg, but a few use 600 or even 900mg. I thought 150mg would be a good starting point. I just took half a capsule and will report back in a bit!